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Walter Isaacson Talks At Length About Steve Jobs’s Character & Management Style [Video]

Walter Isaacson Talks At Length About Steve Jobs’s Character & Management Style [Video]

Walter Isaacson's biography on Steve Jobs became an Amazon best seller within months. Photo by Patrice Gilbert.

Walter Isaacson took to the stage in Amsterdam for the John Adams Institute recently to talk about his biography based on Steve Jobs. During the 90-minute clip, Isaacson talks at length about Steve’s character and his management style, and he recounts a number of his favorite stories about Apple’s co-founder and former CEO.

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Ashton Kutcher Cancels All Other Projects To Play Steve Jobs Role That Was ‘Meant For Him’

Ashton Kutcher Cancels All Other Projects To Play Steve Jobs Role That Was ‘Meant For Him’

Kutcher is a dead ringer for Jobs in his early days.

It seems Ashton Kutcher is delighted to be playing Steve Jobs in Mark Hulme’s upcoming movie, so much so that he has canceled all of his other projects and has already begun meeting with Steve’s friends to “get inside the voice.” Hulme reports that Kutcher has “poured himself” into the role that was “meant for him.”

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Tim Cook Visits Beijing To Meet Chinese Officials, Pose With Fans

Tim Cook Visits Beijing To Meet Chinese Officials, Pose With Fans

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses with fan at the company's Xidan Joy City store in Beijing.

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Beijing today, meeting Chinese officials as the Cupertino company eyes up further growth in China. It’s his first trip to the country since he took over from Steve Jobs as CEO, and he got himself noticed with a visit Apple’s Beijing store where he stopped to pose for photographs with fans.

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Is Steve Jobs’s Biography An Inspiration To Entrepreneurs, Or A Warning?

Is Steve Jobs’s Biography An Inspiration To Entrepreneurs, Or A Warning?

Blogger Jason Kottke has noticed an interesting pattern: Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who take Steve Jobs’s biography not as a guide to success, but as a warning.

Kottke points to four entrepreneurs who are scaling back on work to focus on their families, lest they turn out like Steve Jobs.

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Scott Forstall Will Be Apple’s Next CEO [Report]

Scott Forstall Will Be Apple’s Next CEO [Report]

Apple CEO Tim Cook has barely had time to make his mark on the tech giant when an ambitious senior vice president is being portrayed as a ‘CEO-in-waiting.’ In a soon-to-be published look inside Apple, Scott Forstall is described as a potential problem for Cook, who only months ago took over for co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Sculley: Steve & I Had A Terrific Relationship; If Anyone’s Going To Revolutionize TV, It’ll Be Apple

Sculley: Steve & I Had A Terrific Relationship; If Anyone’s Going To Revolutionize TV, It’ll Be Apple

John Sculley, a former Apple CEO who was at the helm of the Cupertino company between 1983 and 1993, has no doubts that it can revolutionize the television set. If anyone’s going to change the experience and the “first principles” of TV, Sculley told the BBC in a recent interview, it’s going to be Apple.

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Future iOS Devices Could Be Slimmer But Stronger Thanks To Gorilla Glass 2 [CES 2012]

Future iOS Devices Could Be Slimmer But Stronger Thanks To Gorilla Glass 2 [CES 2012]

Future iOS Devices Could Be Slimmer But Stronger Thanks To Gorilla Glass 2 [CES 2012]Corning is at CES in Las Vegas this week to unveil its next-generation Gorilla Glass, which it promises is as tough and scratch-resistant as ever, designed to withstand the “unexpected abuses of everyday life.” It’s likely to take over its predecessor in future iOS devices, helping Apple make slimmer yet stronger iPhones, iPads, and iPods.

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Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Don’t Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Don’t Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Can’t get enough of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography? Apparently neither can he. Isaacson is now saying he plans to expand the Steve Jobs bio to include annotations and new addendums.

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Who Needs iTV? Siri-Controlled Televisions Are Already Here [Video]

Who Needs iTV? Siri-Controlled Televisions Are Already Here [Video]

We’ve been anticipating Apple’s revolutionary new television set, dubbed the “iTV,” since Steve Jobs revealed he had “finally cracked” the TV to his biographer, Walter Isaacson. What we’re most excited about is its rumored Siri integration, but you don’t need to wait until Apple’s set is launched to get a Siri-controlled TV — it’s already here.

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Walter’s Isaacson’s Steve Jobs Biography Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Book Of 2011

Walter’s Isaacson’s Steve Jobs Biography Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Book Of 2011Having rocketed to the top of the book charts in October following the death of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson’s authorized Steve Jobs biography has quickly become Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011.

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